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at law and numerous others. a defect in the yadaa law has emerged which seriously penalizing the micro small businesses. and is causing many to close their doors. the requirement that the merchant pay all attorney fees and costs of litigation in the application of strict liability penaltis is driving many of the neighborhood businesses out of business. the community and the neighborhoods lose and the disabled community loses. all because of the harsh penalties and punitive costs involved. implementation, we can afford, but not the cost of implementation or penalties. therefore, i challenge all our legislators in the county, state and federal levels to remedy this problem. again, i thank you. remember, the by word is "implementation, not penalties." thank you. [ applause ] [ applause ] >> next item. >> commissioners item 4, general public comment. this allows members of the public to comment generally on matters within the commission's purview and suggest future agenda items for the commissioner's consideration. discussion item. >> are there any members of public here to discuss any
more. >> last time they had a gun control law was 1997, banning small handguns known as saturday night specials i was found to be conflicting with state law. >> thank you. later tonight abc 7 news political reporter mark math use will have local reaction outlined today at the white house, stay tuned for that later on in the hour in, marin county, the district attorney now says it may not have enough money to pay the people who turned in their weapons during that four-county buy back program yesterday. officials handed out $70,000 worth of vouchers but only raised 43,000s ndz cash to cover them. the total of 827 weapons were turned in. and another buy back is set for monday. it's currently scheduled for 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the san rafael and mill valley police departments but don't expect to get cash this time. for turning in the gun. >> we're used to seeing screeners in our nation airports but today a special unit made a stop in a train station in the east bay. it's a story you'll see only on abc 7 news. laura anthony sl live tonight. laura? >> hi, carolyn, tsa out here earl
working in films and law enforcement. he was killed. so was a person on the ground. the crane still dangling as authorities look for ways to safely dismantle it. >>> president obama says he won't back down from a flight on his ambitious new gun control agenda. our exclusive survey usa rugbia poll found strong bay area support for his -- usa survey poll found strong bay area support. it's congress that needs convincing. >> reporter: with a stroke of a pen, president obama signed 23 executive orders combating gun violence. one directs the center for disease control to study gun violence. another helps young people get mental health treatment. >> if there's even one life that can be saved, then we've got an obligation to try. >> reporter: the president called for a ban on assault weapons and ammunition magazines with more than 10 rounds. he also wants background checks for everyone buying a gun. >> and i'm calling on congress to pass some very specific proposals right away. >> reporter: children who wrote the president after the connecticut shooting were in the audience for the announc
says she is meeting with department of justice to try to bring more enforcement law enforcement resources to oakland. >>> we're also learning the reasons behind san jose police chief chris moore decision to leave the department. the 51-year-old chief last day on the job is tomorrow. moore says the last straw was when the city council vetted against putting a tax on last november's ballot to help the police department's finances. chief moore said if he decided he didn't have the support of city leaders it was time for him to go. san jose has not decided on a permanent replacement for him. >>> story of an attempted kidnapping in san jose is thousand being called a lie. the child's mother confessed to making up the story. coming up at 4:45 what is expected to happen next in the case and reaction from the community. >>> the local cycling community is split on whether to believe lance armstrong's apology for using performance enhancing drugs. >> i made my decisions. they are my case. i'm sitting here today to acknowledge that and to say i'm sorry for that. >> armstrong's long awaited
is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated fairly under the law. >> reporter: he urged congress to work with him. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle or substitute spectacle for politics. >> reporter: people who waited for hours embraced the harsher tone, the smaller crowd of 700, 000. anita jackson told me crunching numbers is missing the point of the inauguration rich with history and four years later, hope. >> i'm so proud and honored to be a part of this environment today. >> reporter: before leaving the capitol steps today, mr. obama took one last look over the gigantic spectacle and said, i will never see this again. >>> a group of east bay students made it to washington, d.c. for the inauguration but getting there was not easy. for half of the 46 students from claremont middle school, it was their first trip out of lakeland. the teacher knew it to be life changing. >> you're not just kids from oakland, you're citizens of the world. >> the group got to meet barbara lees, their congresswoman. >>> now it's time to get
students accepted from the california community colleges. >> san francisco law banning public nudity goes into effect next month and is challenged today in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four nudists in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance at the u.s. district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiff wants it to apply to ought nudists not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame officials could hold a news conference on the shocking story of the national college football star who claim tons the victim of a terrible hoax. an investigation is underway whether manti te'o is the victim or mastermind. he gained national sympathy and attention when in september his grandmother died and on same day, so did his girlfriend, allegedly, of leukemia. now a when has uncovered that there was no such young woman. manti te'o says the relationship was online and claims he was duped by someone using stolen pictures of a woman who says she doesn't even know manti te'o. >> this was an elaborate, very soph
to find a way to implement the state law without violating federal law. the governor called the meeting quote very satisfying although no details were made public. the obama administration has taken a tough stand on decriminalizing marijuana. what federal prosecutors vowing to continue arresting people for pot violations. >>> the mayor of sacramento came out swinging with a new plan to try to stop the kings basketball team from moving to seattle. >> they do deserve an nba team at some point just not ours. >> flanked by a lot of fans in kings colors, mayor kevin johnson unveiled his plan to win strategy. major johnson says since last thursday 19 local donors and businesses have pledged $1 million each to become owners of the kings. he's also seeking a private equity partner. the current owner has reached an agreement with a group in in seattle to buy the kings. >> our backs are against the wall. they told us it wasn't going to happen. but each and every step along the way, as long as there's time on the clock our community always finds a way to stand for it. >> reporter: johnson's plan a
weapons. >> newtown fundamentally changed things. >> reporter: but the nra says law-abiding citizens need the same technology the criminals have. >> that means we believe in our right to defend ourselves and our families with semi- automatic firearms technology. >> reporter: the nra has a lot of support here on capitol hill especially in the house where many say an assault weapons ban has little chance of being passed. >> this is going to be a tough go. >> reporter: and it may be tough to win over some of the public, as well. on wednesday, sheriffs in missouri, california and texas announced they would not enforce new gun control laws such as an assault weapons ban. >> if there are laws passed that i feel and can prove that are unconstitutional, we will not enforce those rules and i think i have the powers to do that. >> reporter: president obama is sending vice president biden on the road to gather public support. >> we are going to take it to the american people. >> reporter: the vice president's road trip begins tomorrow with a rally in virgini
on capitol hill continues over the national debt crisis. and what to do about national gun-control laws. >> we will see how that plays out. >> we will take a quick break. it is 4:07. >> a look at the san mateo bridge. restructuring, pension and super storm sent the cost hit the company hard. we will see what happens when the opening bell rings at 6:30 a.m.. we will have a check of the market. we are back. access 4:09. >> three americans were killed in last week's hostage standoff in algeria. the three men were all killed. seven other americans did make it out safely. >> more american teaens are graduated from high school. the graduation rate is highest since 1976. >> the steady rise of students completing their education is a reflection of the struggling economy and greater competition for new jobs. >> the job right for male students was about 3.8%, four females that was lower than that just under 3%. >> but drop out rate was higher among teen boys in every state. >> apartment in new york city are about to get a lot smaller. >> expectations that population and rents will keep climbing a
on the parade and how long enforcement--law enforcement will be heavy on patrol when the kron 4 morning news continues >> the san francisco 49ers are busy practicing as we are just 10 days away from the superbowl. >> they hit the field yesterday of a lot of players said they still sore from sunday's game but had they will be ready to come superbowl sunday. >> for the first time since their nfc championship win over the lance the falcons the niners to practice field yesterday. we ask the players what the block room by dislike about playing in the so-called harbaugh bowl. >> he talked about we're playing the ravens not his brother. >> good food. i am going down there to eat. >> colin kaepernick did not speak at practice but we will talk with him later today. he will have media availability. we will let you know what is on his mind that today. >> san francisco city leaders are already making plans for a super bowl sunday. what they do not want a repeat of the chaos that occurred in some neighborhoods after the giants won the world series. the mayor says, law enforcement leaders are meeting with
bill back in 1993 shortly after a mass shooting at a san francisco law firm. we will have live coverage of her newest assault weapon bill at 8:15. >> some parents at one california school district are questioning the district's buying of more than a dozen assault weapons. fontana officials say they bought 14 assault weapons to protect students in the event of an attack. they say they will be kept in locked safes on campus for responding police but some parents are concerned that students could find a way to access them. >> we do have children that come with sometimes plastic weapons or real weapons and does that make them -- put them at risk of being -- as our chief has stated last night being stopped and killed? >> the weapons cost a thousand dollars each. police say they have the ability to go through body armor. >>> today the house in rhode island will vote on legislation legalizing same sex marriage. it's expected to pass in the house but unknown if in the senate. >>> lance armstrong lied for years about doping and now some unhappy customers who bought his books want under money
law professor predicts lance armstrong's televised confession to doping could trigger a new criminal investigation. as we first reported early this week, oprah winfrey had an interview with lance armstrong in which armstrong admitted to using performance enhancing drugs when he was competing in the tour de france. peter keen of golden gate university says that admission may prompt the u.s. attorney to reopen its criminal case against armstrong. keen said giving armstrong a pass would amount to a legal double standard. federal prosecutors have not commented. >>> police at uc davis launched a criminal investigation into an explosion at a campus apartment that injured a student researcher. it's still unclear what the student was doing when the explosion happened yesterday. officials from the fbi and bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms removed dangerous chemicals from the apartment. the student hurt one of his hands in the blast. at this point no one is in custody. >>> a judge sentenced a richmond man to death today for killing his ex-girl friend and her friend at the teleplays after
control laws. school children wrote to him with suggestions including an 11-year-old. >> she says i know laws have to be passed by congress but i beg you to try very hardéfcs. >> the conzbres reluctant to pass comprehensive gun controls. he signed 23 action that's include providing more federal money but added these are just first steps. >> congress, too, must act. and congress must acfgs÷, soon. >> what the president wants is a universal background check for gun purchases, a limit how many a clip can hold and a ban on military style assault weapons, advocates are gearing up for battle in a new video, the rifle association goes after the president, personally. >> slammed being skeptical of having armed guards in schools, his daughters are required secret service protection. julia believes her voice and those of children around the country can bring change to stop the violence. >> lawmakers are skeptical of the plan, and some democrats in the senate said they're uncomfortable with what the president is asking. coming up at 6:00 we'll hear from house democratic leader nancy pelosi and ja
hook school shooting with a sweeping plan to overhaul america's gun laws. it's our top story at 7. emily schmidt has more. >> reporter: when 20 children died in the newtown elementary school shooting, president obama said if there's one thing we can do to prevent this, we have to try. wednesday, backed by children who wrote him letters calling for change, he outlined 23 executive orders. he's implementing them right now without need of congressional approval. >> and we can't put this off any longer. >> reporter: they include providing incentives for schools to hire school resource officers, and reviewing safety standards for gun locks and saves. he say that's just a start. >> to make a real and lasts difference, congress, too, must act. >> reporter: just three congressional actions, a universal background check for every gun sale. getting tough on people who buy guns intending to sell them to  criminals and banning military- style assault weapons like the one used in newtown, as well as ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. if congress won't do it, he says, ask why
filed a federal lawsuit hoping to overturn the new law. they argued that the government ordered cover up violates their first amendment right to express their political views. >> a u.s. district court judge said yesterday that it takes more than simply disrobing in public to make a political statement. >> we will be back in just a minute. we have a live look of the san mateo bridge. the traffic on 92 is like this morning no problems. cold in livermore out to the east. 32 degrees in downtown livermore. specifically out by the airport. the freezing mark there should warm up to about 60. we have a nice, mild weather to look forward to in to the weekend. we will get a quick break down with erica and just a moment. >> good morning. 4:09 on the clock. >> taking a look at wall street this morning. futures trading shows mixed results across the board. the s&p 500 and the dow show positive figures while the nasdaq is in the negative. stocks make big gains yesterday after strong report on the housing market in the unemployment claims. all making investors more optimistic about the economy. >> here
been issued warnings. now they will enforce the laws which require it at noon p.m. on sundays. >>> right now traffic is -- you can see it, there is a live picture which is showing it to be building and as soon as the metering lights come on delay times will go up and of course we will be all over that. at we look at 880 southbound, this traffic in oakland looks good. and in the livermore valley, grand line, may be a little more than that, we will keep an eye on it as we move to union city, let's go to steve. >>> thank you very much. most of the rain is probably in line for that so there is a lot of cloud cover, the overnight lows are warmer and 40s and 50s for some h even mid-50s. there will be two parts to it and another one will drop in on sunday but they don't look strong for rain. santa rosa some of the heaviest amounts could fall and maybe about an inch to a half inch and maybe an inch or less would probably cover it. 54 in half-moon bay, redwood city is close, much warmer inland and even napa airport, a balmy 52 compared to yesterday. there is hit and miss / and dash --
it and one is a law office building so they could have put it there overnight some people are saying that is unlikely or maybe it was papasser by. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> just hours ago they approved a measure to hire somebody as a consultant for the police department. here is more on the reaction to the vote. >> reporter: after a lengthy comment period that went into the morning hours, they approved the hiring of a man who as a former chief his policing policies came under fire and the vote early this morning sparked outrage. >> 7 yeses... >> boo, boo, boo... >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 morning news had the only cameras inside and they approved the deal on a 7-1 vote. roughly 275 people spoke at this lengthy council meeting an many opposed them to come in and develop a crime fighting plan for oakland. critics say the man who headed up the police department in new york and l.a., could cause racial profiling. the only member to approve it said police cannot truly address the root causes of crime. >> i am very against this contract tonight. it is not about not be
a new law which is designed to stop military assault weapons. the senator introduced a similar bill shortly after a mass shooting at a san francisco law firm. >>> some parents at one california school district are up in arms over the purchase of more than a dozen assault weapons. they bought 14 assault weapons to protect them in an attack. they will be locked on campus for responding police officers and some are worried students could find a way to access the guns and they say the money should not be spent on weapons. >> does this put them at risk as the chief of police stated being neutralized and killed? >> the weapons cost $1,000 each and they have the ability to pearce body armor. >>> they are legalizing same sex measure in the state. rode island is the only new england state which still prohibits marriage. now some one happy customers are spearheaded against armstrong. they say they would never have bought his books if they had known his true story. he strongly denied winning the tour de france but last night he came clean during an interview with oprah whimphrey. >>> westbound
. >>> a federal appeals court overturned an indiana law that banned sex offenders from using social networks like facebook and twitter. three-judge panel said theaid the law was unconstitutional and too broad. >>> the republican finds it's never too late to quit smoking. smokers typically lose about a decade of life expectancy but a new study found those who quit between ages 35 and 44 gain back nine of the years and those who quit before 35 gain back all ten years. >>> "the "san francisco chronicle"" say scientists created anti-hiv resistant pills for cells. >>> all right, we're starting out with plenty of clouds around the bay area some fog into the san jose area right now. some showers also showing up outside today so yeah, we're going to have a mixed bag throughout the day. know the a washout but you can see a -- not a washout but you can see a storm system bringing scattered showers in the south. throughout the day that will sweep further to the north. so a chance of scattered showers even as we head throughout the day today. 50s and low 60s for highs. a cha
access. law enforcement will be shutting down all the roads that lead to pillar point. also the national weather service warning about possible sneaker waves hitting the coast. that is starting late this afternoon through tomorrow morning. now if you'll remember three years ago during the mavericks surfing competition unexpected waves broke on shore and dozens of spectators at the southern tip of mavericks beach. within the past month waves have killed three people in the bay area including a man and his nine-year-old son who swept off the rocks while fishing in the head winds. a wave can strike with enough force to -- then they retreat back into the -- sneaker wave warning along the sonoma coastline citizen to san mateo county. officials have issued a high surf advisory that starts tomorrow and lasts through sunday. if you want to catch mavericks because of the 49er game a lot of folks might choose to stay at home and watch the game there as well as the surfing competition via live web cast. we will provide a link to that on our ktvu website. if you do decide to come out here the maveri
parking and infringement by parked cars on the sidewalk. the mta cac recommends that sidewalk parking laws be enforced not just against cars that leave less than 4' of travel room for pedestrians, but for any car being more than 1' into the sidewalk. the next long motion concerns operator training. cac recommends that the agency expand its operator training capacity in order to meet the long-term operator needs of the agency. even to the understood short-term detriment to service that might result from shifting personnel from operator to trainer positions. the cac recommends the agency make adoption of polices and systems to decrease trainee washout rates a higher priority. the cac recommends the agency investigate whether simulator training would be cost-effective and whether purchasing simulator equipment in conjunction with other transit agencies in the region would make sense? cac recommends that operators receive more hands-on training in boarding and deboarding disabled passengers using actual disabled passengers. the final motion from our october meeting concerns graffiti removal.
online to see if the amount is actually on the card. if it's not then contact your local law enforcement agency. >> i look at the packaging on everything i buy. >> deputies told me they're looking at finger prints and dna evidence to see if that'll lead them to the thieves. >>> the state of california's getting pore than a half billion -- more than a half billion dollar to help imimplement the state's healthcare -- implame neshgs t allowing people to compare and en-- the woman who wrote the long running device column,ary dear aby has died. ester died in 2002. phillips died of alzheimer disease. >> 4 high school students were arrested after a riot broke out near berkeley high. a cell phone video caught the aftermath. hundreds of people filled the streets of the the police called and arrested the 4 students 2 from burkely high school and 2 others from the alternative school burkely tech. >>> people are getting geared up with the san francisco 49ers. fans were stocking up on american with kaepernick jerseys a very hot commodity. the team made the playoffs for the second year in a row. >>> t
law at u-c berkeley. yudof has been president of the 10-campus system since 2008. he oversaw some tumultuous times. including deep cuts in state funding and academic programs. sharp increases in tuition. and several rowdy on-campus reach up of 20- feet. this morning seven hostages and the latest in algeria. let's take a quick look outside this morning. let's check in with for your jonatha it is going to be cold. but. warm afternoon. monday, tuesday, the sunshine and mild conditions. there is a chance of rain in the forecast for wednesday. if you're headed out in the north bay. 29 in napa. the futurecast showing plenty of 50s at 10:00 a.m.. noon, 60s. indicated by the blue. for those headed out, expect clear skies. and 40's. as we start off in the south bay 66 in los gatos. santa clara. and a little bit cooler with 50s and 60s there. downtown san francisco, 62 degrees. mainly low 60s and there. the satellite and radar showing this high pressure. that is what is causing this sunshine. taking a look at your 7 day around the bay. the good news is that we are expecting warmer condition
to atlanta. he says crabtree is not a flight risk and law enforcement would not want to rush to judgment in the case, in case the allegations are false. >> now to the nation's capital. tomorrow at the white house president obama will be sworn in for a second term. the public inaugural ceremony will happen on monday. president obama declared today a national day of service in keeping with the spirit of monday's martin luther king holiday. the president and first lady did some volunteer work and this evening mrs. obama helped host an inaugural celebration for young people and military families. nbc's brian moore has the story from washington. >> reporter: in the nation's capital an inaugural ball for military kids and their families. >> welcome, welcome, welcome! >> reporter: who better to usher in the star-studded concert than usher himself. >> an incredible event just for you guys because the youth matter. >> caty perry lit up the stage, too. ♪ we can dance until we die. >> reporter: but not even she could eclipse the real star of the show, first lady michelle obama. >> this is what in
could fill in some of the gaps for me. the code of conduct largely came out of the -- the law that created the code of conduct requirement came out of the experience that pg&e and marin energy had when marin energy launched its program so the code of conduct puts certain restrictions on both parties, the utility, in our case pg&e and on us as a cca. broadly speaking it prohibits either party from misleading customers. it requires that any expenditures that pg&e incurs to actively market against the program cannot be reimbursed by rate payers and shared by shareholders. it allows pg&e to answer questions and educate about their program and how it compares to our program. it requires both parties to work with the california public utilities commission public advisor's office to create a comparison document that would be made able by all parties on the two program offerings. so that gives you some of the key elements. >> and the code of conduct you said is in the process of being approved or is approved. >> so a proposed decision was drafted and sent out for comment by the cu
control laws has many gun owners concerned spurring sales of some weapons that will be banned. the jackson arm shooting range and shop in south san francisco has seen 300 percent jump in sales sin the sandy hook elementary school tragedy. after the president's call if tighter gun control, they expect demand to continue. each gun store in the bear area is out of a popular assault rifle. >> this is a special brand, a california legal. if we had one it would be gone in a minute. >> ammunition is getting if short supply with many manufacturers out of stock and deliveries are six months to a year out. >> if marin county the district attorney says you may not have enough money to pay the people who turned in their weapons during a four-county "buy back" program. officials handed out $70,000 worth of vouchers on tuesday but only raised $43,000 to cough that and a total of 827 weapons were turned in and another buy back is set for monday. currently it is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the san rafael and mill valley police department but do not expect to get any cash this time for turning in
you gun laws as eight a way to keep people safe from gun violence. >> i think we have laws on the books already that aren't being enforced by think we need to enact those before we make new ones. >> there are guns out there and they want to ban them but no one is going to turn in their stuff. >> if you want an immediate solution against a one in there to protect the kids. if you are not willing to do that and they're your arms of the air and say that is a totally asinine suggestion you have some sort of other agenda than protecting the kids. >> an addition to their skepticism about the present gun control plan, members of the clubs say banning a are rivals for instance will have a major impact on competitive targets it sport shooting here in the bay area. >> and notre dame football star is manti te'o says the as a victim of a joke. he said in september his grandmother and his girlfriend died within hours of each other in the deplane to honor them. the grandmother really did die but the girl friend turned out to be a hoax. the story that she died of leukemia is a story that
's three strikes law is a struggle pore inmates getting out early. many inmates who previously received life sentences are being released with $200 and little support. former inmates are not eligible for parole and did not receive services such as training and drug rehabilitation. they approved proposition 36 in november. it allows the inmates whose last crime was minor to be released if they don't pose a risk to public safety. >>> many jobs and programs are being saved thanks to governor brown's tax initiative. they no longer plan to get rid of all librarian positions. art and music teaching jobs are being saved. they need to implement five furlough days and increase the personal income tax on high income earners and increase the sales tax for four years. >>> this is raising questions about who will inspect the construction work on the first section of california's high-speed rail system. the current plan calls for whoever lands the contract, construction will also have to hire the inspectors. and they will report to the rail authority but the engineer's union said will could be a conf
is saying the principled way did make children safe is to make law will citizens his safe. and violent criminals more safe. >> he hazy -- made the comments last night in reno. >> british prime minister is promising britain a vote on whether the country should stay in the european union. he made the announcement today in london saying while he personally supports staying in the union, they must decide on the country's destiny. membership has been controversial in britain. the u.s. has been vocal about britain daying in the union. "new york times" reports that president obama and prime minister cameron talked about the issue on the phone a week ago. >> time for a check on the forecast. mike? >> checking out tweets and cold weather in new york, so cold the rails are snapping because of the tension induced by the coldness shrinking the rails. this cold air is bypassing us. the rockies protected us from the cold air spilling to us. we have had our fair share of cold air the last ten days with forecast each morning. this morning? not so were. clouds but in rain. from the southeast to the roo
. you know where the wet weather is. eric? >> a controversial law enforcement expert is now officially a consultant to the oakland police department. the city council voted to hire bill bratton in a raucous meeting that ran into the wee hours of the morning. >> it was not close vote. the council voted 7-1 in favor of bringing william bratton to oakland. before the vote, the city council got an earful. the public comment session started at 10:00. they did not vote until 2:30 this morning. bratton is controversial because he supported "stop and frisk" tactic. some worry that leads to racial profiling. supporters say bratton improved new york and los angeles when he worked in those cities. oakland needs his help. >> crime went down in los angeles and he helped to get minority people working. the complaint levels went down in that city. it was a change for the good and for the better. >> you keep pouring money into people from identified of our community to solve the problems of violence in our community. violence is a language of the unheard so you need to start listening to the people wh
to say. chuck reed says he's not sure it's a good idea for cities to make their own gun laws with the president taking it up on the national level. >>> some of the best companies 0 to work -- companies to work for are right here in the bay area. janine de la vega joins us with more and will tell us were with google starts the list. >> reporter: good morning. many will likely feel a sense of pride that their company is ranking high. perks like using free bicycles like this, also helps and that's just the beginning. now, the search engine giant offers employees free massages, free food and access to the three new wellness centers and seven acres for the complex. there are benefits r to the same-sex partners and extra bonuses for vacation time. we looked up some questions google used to ask employees during interviews including to businessinsider.com. one question was how many golf balls can hit in a school bus. that was for a job for a product manager to show problem- solving skills. we talked to one employee who did not work for google who said he would like to work for the co
.s. corporations were the targets of fewer fraud lawsuits by investors in 2012. a stanford law study shows there were 152 cases that requested can class-action status. that's the lowest number in seven years. a securities lawyer says there may be fewer cases now because of a dropoff in the number of disruptions like the burst of the tech bubble or the 2008 financial crisis. >>> the head of j.p. morgan chase is apologizing to shareholders again. ceo jamie diamond told them he's sorry for the pain caused by a loss caused by a single trader. dimon calls this a terrible mistake but adds life goes on. his pay was cut in half because of the incident. >>> there is a recall of seven varieties of pizza may by a berkeley company. tiny -- tiny pieces of metal may be in the crust of its home grown pizzas. there are no reported cases but they don't want to take any chances. anyone who has one should return it to the store for full refund. >>> repair work is underway on the eastern tower of the bay bridge. that tower was damaged earlier this month when an empty oil tanker grazed it while heading out to
and >> gary: i love to be yelled at law. one point away from the super bowl. and we have a chance at the superbowl. just a couple of games away. this was serious business. and let us go down and take care of business. try to get to the big one. >> we do what we always do. and speak for myself. with a great attitude and to get ready for a great football game. >> here is the story to talk about the atlanta falcons gonzales. his first playoff game of 16 years. he went to cal. the all-american at tight end. he is going to be american hall of fame. he is going to have to be covered, right patrick? >> gonzales has played this game for a long time. a consistently good. he always plays at a high level and making big plays. >> he is a tremendous athlete. he has done a lot for this tight end position. i take my hat off to him and very thankful. and he is really crafty and knows how to get it done. >> colin kaepernick and how about gore his contribution? a couple of catches for just 48 yds against the packers. rushing at 1 under and 19 yds. the all-time rushing leader, with careys, yards, to
some say it should be overturned and some laws place restrictions on abortions. >>> we are learning what would happen if san francisco were to lose accreditation. they are making sure all current students can complete and transfer their education. last year they found a number of problems with the colleges structure and finance and they will have a certain amount of time to issue their information and final ruling could come soon. >>> phillip stole $1,700 from a bank of america branch and he is charged with burglary and both are felonies. he has pled not guilty and court records indicate problems. >>> there are rough waves after several people had to be rescued in just three days. the latest rescue shows a surfer with few problems had to be rescued. he got tired and climbed up on to the rock while his friend called for help. when rescue teams arrived, his friend climbed off the rock and had to be brought back to shore. >> also know your skill level because the waves have been rough. >> it kept rescue teams very busy and on saturday and sunday they had record rescues and they are exp
's the highest since 1999. many new state laws replace some restrictions on abortions. >>> 30 weapons were collected in marin county yesterday. it was a scaled back version and in exchange for the weapons last week they collected 827 firearms and had to issue vouchers because the event ran out of money the district attorney's office hopes to pay off the vouchers by february 15th. >>> san mateo is holding a gun by back at the san mateo center. anybody can surrender and you can get up to 200 for an assault weapon. jack ski spears is pro -- jackie spears is providing the funding. >>> san francisco is getting ready for the big game. they arrested a dozen fans in the championship game on sunday and there could be a lot more trouble after an even bigger game that will end after dark. >> it is in the works at this time to ensure we cover all the bases. studying capes it broke out after the world series in october, they even torched a $700,000 muni bus. >>> they are fighting to keep the sacramento kings in sacramento. the president is angry that a group including the ceo is buying the nba team. si
, that they are skeptical about politicians create a new gun laws, as a way to keep people safe from gun violence. >> in addition to their skepticism about the president's gun control plan, members of the club said that banning a art rifles, for instance, will have a major impact on competitive target sports shooting here in the bay area. >> a notre dame football star is original story about the deaths of his girlfriend was a hoaz \x. manti te'o now says he was the victim of a " sick joke ". the start notre dame linebacker said that last september his grandmother and his girlfriend died when hours of each other. and he would keep plane to honor them. but, the girlfriend store was eight hoax , according to dead sdspin.com. the football player did not attend her funeral because he said that he promised her that he would not miss a gang. deadspin writer timothy bird, who broke the store, says the some things just do not add up. >> we want to know what to think. join the conversation on our facebook page, or you can go onfacebook.co \ / \ on our facebook page, or you can go onfaclook at you guys wit
to bring more law enforcement resources back to oakland. we're also finding out the reasons why san jose police chief chris moore's decision was to leave the police department. 51-year-old chief's last day on the job is tomorrow. he says the last straw came when the city council voted against putting half cent sales tax measure on last november's ballot to help the police department with its money. moore says he decided if he didn't have the support of city officials, it was time for him to go. san jose by the way has not yet named a permanent replacement for chief moore. >>> 49ers fever sweeping the bay area. the team is one win away from the super bowl. ktvu janine de la vega is in san jose as fans gear up for the game. janine. >> reporter: we're here in downtown and one place that is expected to be packed with 49er fans is this sports bar on santa clara street. whenever the big games like this they usually bring in extra staff to happened l the crowds and make sure the beer is flowing. bay area fans have been stocking up on 49ers memorabilia. they plan on wearing their jerseys to chee
. the 2009 inauguration was a law gist cal nightmare. hundreds of ticket holders getting stuck in the tunnel. authorities say this time will be better. >> there will be such a different feel when you come down this time for the inauguration. there was extensive signs and we have social media sites you can follow. >> this year there is even an app for that. it picks up where you are, and it tells you from where the viewing screens are to where the nearby events are and telling me i am right on the parade route. >> along the 1.2 mile stretch of pennsylvania avenue to the capital steps to the white house, undercover officers and s.w.a.t teams out in full force. >> and that was cecilia vega reporting. our coverage continues tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of good morning america and we will start at 6:30. >>> veteran abc news woman barbara walters is recovering tonight after being injured during a fall at an ingnawing raying -- inauguration party. the 83-year-old fell in washington, d.c. and cut her forehead. a spokesman says out of an abundance of caution walters wept to hospital f
was a law gist cal nightmare. hundreds of ticket holders getting stuck in the tunnel. authorities say this time will be better. >> there will be such a different feel when you come down this time for the inauguration. there was extensive signs and we have social media sites you can follow. >> this year there is even an app for that. it picks up where you are, and it tells you from where the viewing screens are to where the nearby events are and telling me i am right on the parade route. >> along the 1.2 mile stretch of pennsylvania avenue to the capital steps to the white house, undercover officers and s.w.a.t teams out in full force. >> and that was cecilia vega reporting. our coverage continues tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of good morning america and we will start at 6:30. >>> veteran abc news woman barbara walters is recovering tonight after being injured during a fall at an ingnawing raying -- inauguration party. the 83-year-old fell in washington, d.c. and cut her forehead. a spokesman says out of an abundance of caution walters wept to hospital for -- went to hos
the man into today. shining lasers at pilots is punishable by federal law. >> city leaders are expecting a big town out in oakland when the city council considers a contract to bring on a controversial high from file police consultant to fight crime. if hired, a firm los angeles and new york and boston police chief will be paid $250,000 to consult the police department on ways to reduce the crime wave but not everyone is on board. tempers flared last week at the meeting when the protests voiced their concerns of possible racial profiling. he favors a technique called "stop and frisk "where police can stop anyone they feel is suspicious. the oakland city council will take under the issue tonight at 6:30. >> in san francisco, the use of tasers by officers will be the focus of a community meeting tonight. right now the san francisco police department is the only police agency in the bay area that does not use stun guns. the chief wants to launch a pilot program to equip officers with tasers to deal with mentally ill after a police shooting last summer when an officer shot and killed a man w
in some neighborhoods after the giants won the world series. mayor ed lee says law enforcement leaders are meeting with the department of emergency management about how to keep post-game crowd under control. he also says the nfl has turned down a request to broadcast the game from a jumbles ron something be done in the past during other big games. mehserle has also not decided whether not to had to ignore lance to see the team in person. he said the team has been doing so well without him in the past that he does not want to jinx it. >> the mayor jerry brown is set to deliver the state of the state address in just a few more minutes and we will have coverage when the kron4 news continues. for the new mattress models, but sleep train's huge year end clearance sale ends sunday. get beautyrest, posturepedic, even tempur-pedic mattress sets at low clearance prices. save even more on floor samples, demonstrators, and closeout inventory. plus, free same-day delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. don't wait, sleep train's year end clearance sale ends sunday. superior service, best sel
somebody is a hero when they take the law into their own hands? he had an illegal gun, for god's sakes and he killed a man! a father of five children! took my son away from me! how can they say he's a hero! >> reporter: hernandez' hearing today was brief, less than 5 minutes. but as it ended, the two families left the courthouse together and that's when the war of words led to the fight outside. [ screaming ] >> reporter: no charges were filed in that fight, but the da released a statement this afternoon about mr. hernandez. it said, in part, quote, mr. hernandez had no legal excuse or justification for using deadly force on an unarmed man. the da went on to say that this will play out inside the courtroom and in fact, they set a new court date of february 15th. reporting live in san jose, back to you, alan. it was really strange to see that fight just break out right in front of us, right as court was letting out. >> as you said, happened so quickly. lot of emotion. >> reporter: exactly. >> joe, thanks. >>> this just in tonight. a woman whose cel
into the new crossing. smart's attorney say that's the law. >> private crossing, by definition benefit only private parties. therefore the private parties must bear the expense. >> do you think there is a way that it could be publicly funded? >> we haven't investigated all those pieces yet. and again that goes back to where my vote was coming from. >> reporter: county supervisor david rabid also sits on the smart board. he voted against eminent domain. >> this is the first of many that will occur throughout our county and marin county that we need to do it the right way. we need to be good neighbors. >> reporter: there are more than 100 cross information smart's path. some will face the same challenge. >> there is very little interpretation. we are under a mandate as a public agency. we are stewards for public funds. there is a constitutional prohibition against gifting public funds to private entities. >> reporter: what's fair? who's to say. it's a bit like asking which came first, the chicken or the egg. the property owners precede smart
to the strength of arms and rule of law. we will show the courage to try to resolve our differences with other nations peacefully not bausz we are naive about the faces we face but because engagement can more endurable risk suspicion and fear. america will remain the anchor of strong alliances in every corner of the globe and we will renew those ininstitutions that expend. no one has the greatest steak in a peaceful world than it's most powerful nation. we will support democrat krasy from asia to africa, because our interest and our conscious compel us to act on those who belong for freedom and we must be a source of hope to the poor. the sick, the victims of prejudice, not out of mere charity but because piece in our time requires the con constant advance of those principal practicals that our common creed describes. tolerance and opportunity, human dignitiy. and justice. we, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths, that all of us are created equal. it's the star that guides us still, just as it guided our forebarriers, just as it guided all of those men and women, sung and
event last week. as i was a voluntary surrender some money was handed out. 29 of for given our law enforcement and collection site in mill valley including one ar-15 assault rifle. more than 800 weapons were handed over from both events and they're expected to be destroyed. the district attorney says the marin county foundation has pledged to give his office $15,000 to help them reimburses $60,000 in vouchers given out last week. private citizens have also built at an estimated $2,000 in checks to donate to the cause. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news the investigation into the bowling dream liner continues with more tense today. and if you're traveling along the border flight early it is going to cost you. we will tell you how much one airline is about to start charging. bless you might not see those see as a body scanners at the airport for much longer, that is next. >> president obama is attending the national prayer service at the national cathedral. the national prayer service is at the washington national cathedral. the rev. adam hamilton a united methodist pastor know f
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